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  • College news

    Louisiana State UniversityBATON ROUGE, La. — Summer commencement exercises were held Aug. 8 at Louis ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:45 pm
  • 'Grounds' for discussion

    Several men sit around a long table in a room dedicated to genealogy at Gibson Memorial Library Tuesday morning. The men sip coffee from mugs and crac ...
    Aug. 27, 2014 - 12:10 pm
  • World Livestock Auctioneer champion appear at Creston Livestock Auction

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Blaine Lotz, the 2014 World Livestock Auctioneer champion, will be at Creston Livestock Auction, 201 N. Cherry St., Creston, 11 a.m ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:40 am
  • Tropical rock coming to Corning Opera House

    CORNING — Corning Opera House Cultural Center is bringing white sandy beaches, palm trees and sunshine to its stage. Join “Mexico Mark” Mulligan and K ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:39 am
  • Friends of the Library prepare for used book sale

    Friends of the Library are preparing for the annual used book sale to be held during Balloons Days Sept. 19-20. The sale will be held at the former Li ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:38 am
  • Ringgold County Conservation offers monarch tagging

    MOUNT AYR — Ringgold County Conservation Board (RCCB) is participating in the Monarch Watch tagging program and needs the public's help capturing Mona ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:37 am
  • Quick news

    Officials worry over rise in unvaccinated childrenDES MOINES (AP) — Iowa health officials are concer ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • Collectibles and curiosities

    One man’s collection is bringing a bit of nostalgia to family, friends and strangers.Wally Miller, 7 ...
    Aug. 26, 2014 - 11:32 am
  • Signs of support

    More than 60 local union members and some spouses met with International Association of Sheet Metal, Air, Rail and Transportation Workers representati ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • Caregiver beginnings workshop planned

    LENOX — Caregiver beginnings is an introductory workshop that covers a variety of caregiving topics including: preventing falls, talking about driving ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:31 am
  • More rain expected this week

    While southwest Iowa should get a break from the heat this week, rain showers fill the forecast through Saturday.
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:20 am
  • Branstad will again seek broadband legislation

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — An effort to improve access to broadband Internet in rural Iowa failed in the Legislature this spring, but Gov. Terry Branstad ...
    Aug. 25, 2014 - 11:19 am
  • Come visit the land of the gypsies

    Band, are you ready? Take the field. While watching Creston High School Marching Band's 2014 show — ...
    Aug. 28, 2014 - 11:14 am
  • CHS calendar

    Aug. 25-29MondaySchool pictures, high schoolTuesdaySchool pictures, elementaryWednesdaySchool pictur ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 12:07 pm
  • He's back

    Steve Stults drew a pitching wedge from his bag last month, squared his stance and lofted his golf ball straight up the hill on hole No. 1 at Crestmoo ...
    Aug. 22, 2014 - 11:45 am
  • Reader Poll

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